NCESD School Nurse Google Drive

The Access-All School Nurses folder on the NCESD Nursing Google Drive houses a wide range of guidelines, resources, and tools. School nurses in the NCESD service area are granted access permission to the folder on verification of their district email address. Contact Sheila Salmon to request folder access.

Multiple subfolders keep resources organized and readily accessible. Four examples: Meetings, Practice Manuals, Skyward/Qmlativ, and Toolkits.

  • Meetings – NCESD School Nurse Meeting recordings, presentations, and shared resources.
  • Practice Manuals – OSPI, DOH, WA State and national agency manuals and guidelines on health services management and practice in the TK-12 school environment.
  • Skyward/Qmlativ – Job aids and resources specific to health services documentation in the electronic Skyward/Qmlativ Student Information System (SIS).
  • Toolkits – Collections of authoritative and adaptable resources organized by topic. Toolkit titles include Allergies/Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Behavioral Health, Diabetes, Medication Management, Naloxone, and many more.

NCESD Public Health Resources

NCESD School Nurse Corps works collaboratively and in partnership with the AESD Network, WA State Department of Health (DOH), Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), regional Health Districts, and NCESD Student Safety & Well-Being in addressing public health concerns in the TK-12 setting, including infectious disease management, environmental health concerns, school-based opioid response, and more. For topics and resources specific to public health concerns in the school setting, including COVID-related resources, access: Public Health Resources

NCESD School Nurse Lending Library

A library of equipment and materials to lend at no charge. Staff training and student screening equipment, manuals, texts, and curriculum. Library materials are available to all school nurses in the NCESD service area free of charge. Contact Sheila Salmon to request a library account.

NCESD YouTube Channel

A library of recorded school nurse meetings and presentations. Subscribe to the School Nurse Corps Youtube channel.

NCESD Newsletters

Keep up-to-date on information that impacts school nursing and health services. Subscribe to receive NCESD  electronic news and updates directly to your inbox. Here are some recommended newsletters from the NCESD:

Access archived School Nurse Newsletters

OSPI “Stay Connected” Resources

OSPI distributes news and updates on a variety of student health topics directly via email newsletters and alerts, and/or social media updates, including Twitter, Facebook or Flickr. School nurses are encouraged to subscribe to OSPI Health Services, Healthy Youth Survey, School Safety, and any other topics of interest. For subscription information, see:  OSPI Stay Connected.


HEALWA is WA State’s online library for all health practitioners. All nurses in WA State can create a free account to access eJournals, eBooks, toolkits, drug information, and continuing education, including Nursing Reference Center Plus.